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Oct 27, 2016, 3:20pm EDT
  • December 19, 2016

    Why the Electoral College is the absolute worst, explained

  • November 9, 2016

    How exit polls work: when they're released, which states they cover, and what they mean

    How exit polls could predict — or miss — the 2016 election.

  • November 8, 2016

    How Hillary Clinton could win 270 electoral votes

    Plan A, protect the firewall. Plan B, go for the diverse toss-up states.

  • November 8, 2016

    How Donald Trump could win 270 electoral votes

    He’s the underdog. But if he wins, here’s how it would likely look.

  • November 8, 2016

    Ghazala Khan’s Election Day tribute to America is an inspiring contrast to Trump’s Islamophobia

    She focuses on how everyday people have treated her.

  • November 8, 2016

    #MyMuslimVote lets Muslims speak for themselves — finally

    Their lives are bigger than the Islamophobia that plagued the campaign season.

  • November 8, 2016

    Exit poll of early voters shows Clinton's huge ground game advantage over Trump

    Clinton's ground game advantage over Trump, in one chart.

  • November 8, 2016

    A Nevada judge gave the Trump campaign’s voter fraud paranoia the smackdown it deserved

    No, helping people vote is not a suspicious activity.

  • November 8, 2016

    Donald Trump tried to sue a Nevada county that let polls stay open so people could vote

    The polling place in question was a Mexican supermarket in a mostly-Latino neighborhood.

  • November 8, 2016

    Why more than 80 million Americans won’t vote on Election Day

    Voter turnout in the US is way lower than almost any other developed country. Political scientists explain.

  • November 8, 2016

    Minority voters are 6 times as likely as white voters to wait more than an hour to vote

    Voting lines can be long. If you’re not white, they’re probably longer.

  • November 8, 2016

    Tim Kaine’s response to voting after 99-year-old woman: “I need to get used to being number two"

    His tweet is really about the history he and Clinton might make.

  • November 8, 2016

    The final polls point to a Hillary Clinton win. Will they be right?

  • November 8, 2016

    Electoral College map 2016: make your election result predictions

    Make a map and share who you think will be our next president.

  • November 8, 2016

    The battle for the Senate looks really, really close

    Here are the races to watch on election night.

  • November 7, 2016

    Minorities are a huge force in the early vote — and this year Latinos are making their mark

    Where early voting stands going into Election Day.

  • November 7, 2016

    Democrats should worry less about Trump and more about the House and Senate

    The further down the ballot, the worse for Dems.

  • November 7, 2016

    In 1966, long voting lines were a sign of progress. In 2016, they're a symbol of suppression.

    Fifty years after long voting lines broke barriers, they’re building them back up.

  • November 7, 2016

    7 specific ways states made it harder for Americans to vote in 2016

    Those long early voting lines aren’t a total accident.

  • November 7, 2016

    Ohio Democrats issue 11th-hour appeal to Supreme Court to stop voter intimidation

    Voter safety has become a key issue leading up to Election Day.

  • November 7, 2016

    Why I think Nate Silver’s model underrates Clinton’s odds

    The uncertainty is real, but it’s not balanced.

  • November 7, 2016

    This is the year of the Latino vote

    It’s been 20 years in the making — and, win or lose, it’s reshaped the Democratic Party.

  • November 7, 2016

    The people’s tyrant: what Plato can teach us about Donald Trump

    Trump put fascism on the ballot this year, and millions of people said "yes."

  • November 6, 2016

    Be skeptical when polls show the presidential race swinging wildly

    Actual voter opinion doesn't change often during a campaign. But the willingness to respond to polls does.

  • November 5, 2016

    Nevada politics expert: “Trump is dead” in the state

    Early voting has concluded in Nevada, and the numbers don’t look good for Trump.

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